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Banner inspires students at Les Paul Middle School

Banner inspires students at Les Paul Middle School

Waukesha – Les Paul Middle School Principal Rob Bennett wants to be sure that students and all who enters the school know about the school’s namesake. A banner donated by the Les Paul Foundation will do just that. Prior to production, teachers and students reviewed...

Rest in Peace Al Schmitt

Rest in Peace Al Schmitt

Al Schmitt, a renowned recording producer/engineer with a litany of accolades and accomplishments over the course of his massively influential career, has died at the age of 91, it was reported by various outlets on Tuesday, noting that Schmitt passed Monday evening....

PREMIER Guitar: All Roads Lead to Les

PREMIER Guitar: All Roads Lead to Les

It’s impossible to imagine modern music without Les Paul’s monumental contributions. It’s not hyperbole to say that he’s the father of multitrack recording. His pioneering work on the electric guitar itself is legendary. After all, is there a more famous signature...

Lou Pallo – R.I.P. Friend

Lou Pallo – R.I.P. Friend

All of us at the Les Paul Foundation are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend Lou Pallo. With grace and style, an extraordinary talent and smiles that would light up a room, Lou was always there for Les. He is admired by many of the world's greatest musicians...

Rest In Peace Eddie Van Halen

Rest In Peace Eddie Van Halen

All of us at the Les Paul Foundation are profoundly saddened at the news of Eddie Van Halen’s passing. Les and Eddie were great friends, often jamming together on stage and shared a very special relationship. We send our love and sympathy to Eddie’s family, his...